A Brunello born in the estate vineyards that the zonation studies, which started in 1980, identified as the most suitable for Sangiovese.
Soil: area characterized by slopes with a good incline where the soils develop on reddish continental and clay sediments with significant presence of stones and pebbles.
Trellising System: spurred cordon – Banfi alberello
Vine Density: 4200 - 5500 vines/ha.
Hectar Yeald: 60 q/ha.
Sangiovese from a combination of estate selected clones (the research started in 1982).
METHOD OF PRODUCTION
Fermentation: in temperature-controlled (27-29°C) hybrid French oak and stainless-steel tanks Horizon
Aging: 30% in French oak casks (90-60 hl.) and 70% in French oak barriques (350 l.) for a minimum of 30 months
THE WINEMAKER COMMENT
Complex and balanced wine, with intense aromas characterized by hints of plum, cherry and small red fruits. accompanied by balsamic and tobacco notes. In the mouth it is firm and soft. Excellent persistence.